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Do you have an idea for a project that will make your Cleveland neighborhood better, but feel daunted by the prospect of working with the city? 

The thought of dealing with red tape and bureaucracy can be intimidating, so we asked two of our favorite (and friendly!) Cleveland officials to give us the straight skinny on how to approach the city government, what to expect, and how they can help!

Our biggest takeaways? It's not that hard, and you stand to gain a lot. Download the free guide to see how! 

This FREE guide includes:

- Expert advice from two (friendly!) Cleveland officials: 
  • Matthew Gray, Director of Sustainability, Cleveland Mayor's Office
  • Marka Fields, Chief City Planner, Cleveland City Planning Commission 
- How to talk to neighbors about positive resident-led change
- How to prepare to meet Cleveland officials 
- How to apply for a permit 
- Contact information for 13 local Cleveland offices who can support your project